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LAPD seeks leads in Panorama City homicide

September 29, 2010 |  6:37 pm

Click here to see a Times database of Panorama City homicides. Los Angeles police Wednesday were seeking information about a Panorama City shooting that left a 15-year-old boy dead and his 52-year-old father in critical condition.

The two victims were walking about 8 p.m. Tuesday in the 14800 block of Plummer Street when they were confronted by at least one attacker who fired multiple shots, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

The son was pronounced dead at a local hospital, the LAPD said.

Police said detectives had not determined what sparked the shooting. Since 2007, there have been at least 10 homicides reported in Panorama City, according to a database compiled by the Times' Homicide Report.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (818) 838-9810.

-- Robert J. Lopez